The Latest Clinical Articles in Obstetrics & Gynecology

1Effect of vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy on maternal and neonatal outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trialsFertility and Sterility, March 31, 2015  Clinical Article
2Prevalence and patterns of marijuana use among pregnant and non-pregnant women of reproductive ageAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, March 31, 2015  Clinical Article
3Meta-analysis of Foley catheter plus misoprostol versus misoprostol alone for cervical ripeningInternational Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, March 31, 2015  Clinical Article  Review Article
4The effect of adequate gestational weight gain amongst adolescents relative to adults of equivalent BMI and the risk of preterm birth, cesarean delivery and low birthweightJournal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology , March 31, 2015  Clinical Article
5The role of preanalytical glycolysis in the diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus in obese womenAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, March 31, 2015  Clinical Article
6High-density lipoprotein-cholesterol, daily estradiol and progesterone, and mammographic density phenotypes in premenopausal womenCancer Prevention Research, March 31, 2015  Clinical Article
7Diagnostic concordance among pathologists interpreting breast biopsy specimensJAMA, March 31, 2015  Clinical Article  Evidence Based Medicine
8Non-anaemic iron deficiency in pregnancy: the views of health service users and health care professionalsTransfusion Medicine, March 31, 2015  Clinical Article
9Polypoid adenocarcinoma of the cervix during pregnancy managed with conservative treatmentInternational Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, March 31, 2015  Clinical Article
10A retrospective analysis of the activity and safety of oral etoposide in heavily pretreated metastatic breast cancer patientsThe Breast Journal, March 31, 2015  Clinical Article
1Study pinpoints pregnancy complications in women with sickle cell diseaseAmerican Society of Hematology News, March 31, 2015
2Hormones with statins may help women's hearts after menopauseThe North American Menopause Society News, March 31, 2015
3New study links urinary troubles at menopause with sleep, body fat, reaction timeThe North American Menopause Society News, March 31, 2015
4ASU researchers search for telltale signs of ovarian cancerArizona State University's News, March 31, 2015
5Could yoga lessen prenatal depression?Brown University News, March 31, 2015
6Greater wealth equals better health for most Canadian moms and their newbornsSt. Michael's Hospital, March 31, 2015
7Number of births may affect mom's future heart healthUT Southwestern Medical Center, March 31, 2015
8Study: Rural hospitals work hard to provide maternity care but face significant staffing and training challengesUniversity of Minnesota News, March 31, 2015
9U-M research on lifetime risk of ovarian cancer may help women make informed decisionsUniversity of Michigan Health System, March 30, 2015
10American College of Physicians joins HHS in accelerating alternative payment methods through ‘Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network’ American College of Physicians News, March 26, 2015

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EZH2 predicts poor prognosis in cervical cancer

As reported in the International Journal of Gynecological Pathology, the expression of enhancer zeste homolog (EZH)2 is associated with clinical stage, histologic differentiation, depth of infiltration, and lymph node metastasis in patients with cervical cancer; moreover, EZH2 expression is associated with a decreased OS. Expression of EZH2 was demonstrated in 10% of normal cervical specimens, 52% of LGSIL specimens, 64% of HGSIL specimens, and 68.3% of cervical cancer specimens.

Apelin levels correlate with insulin sensitivity and lipid profile in PCOS

As reported in Seizure: European Journal of Epilepsy, patients with epilepsy (n=3182) have a 3-fold increased risk for cerebral stroke. The risk was highest in the 20-39 year age group and those taking high doses of anti-epileptic medications.

Endometrial and ovarian cancer risk increased in PCOS

Based on a meta-analysis reported in Human Reproduction Update, women with polycystic ovarian syndrome [PCOS] (n=919; 11 studies) < 54 years of age, are at increased risk for endometrial (HR = 4.05) and ovarian cancer (HR = 2.52), but not breast cancer (HR = 0.78).

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